Football rankings: ThunderRidge, Ponderosa among newcomers

ThunderRidge Fairview football

(Jeff Tucker/jefferywtucker.zenfolio.com)

Eight newcomers joined this week's football rankings. They are: ThunderRidge (5A), Ponderosa (4A), Harrison (3A), Salida and Berthoud (2A), Buena Vista (1A), Mancos (8-man), and Cotopaxi (6-man).

The rankings, voted upon by coaches and select media members, are the official polls of the Association. Polls are released each Monday.

Complete rankings for all classes are below.

CHSAANow.com Football Polls

Voted upon by coaches and media members around the state. New voters can sign up by emailing rcasey@chsaa.org. These rankings have no bearing on postseason seeding.

Class 5A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Cherry Creek (9) 3-0 99 1 W
2 Valor Christian (1) 3-0 89 2 W
3 Columbine 3-0 78 4 W
4 Pomona 2-1 68 3 L
5 Grandview 3-0 56 5 W
6 Eaglecrest 3-0 45 7 W
7 ThunderRidge 3-0 38 - W
8 Ralston Valley 3-0 28 8 W
9 Fairview 2-1 26 6 L
10 Arvada West 3-0 15 9 W
Others receiving votes:
Cherokee Trail 6, Mullen 2.
Dropped out
Mullen (10).
Class 4A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Pine Creek (13) 3-0 148 1 W
2 Loveland (2) 2-0 120 2 W
3 Chatfield 3-0 103 4 W
4 Skyline 2-0 80 5 Bye
5 Rampart 2-1 61 7 W
6 Broomfield 2-1 57 6 W
7 Montrose 3-0 53 8 W
8 Windsor 1-1 42 3 L
9 Ponderosa 1-2 31 - W
10 Fruita Monument 1-1 27 9 Bye
Others receiving votes:
Vista Ridge 18, Heritage 15, Longmont 14, Grand Junction Central 12, Pueblo West 11, Brighton 10, Denver South 7, Hinkley 6, Vista Peak 6, Greeley West 2, Greeley Central 1, Widefield 1.
Dropped out
Monarch (10).
Class 3A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Erie (6) 3-0 104 1 W
2 Pueblo East (4) 3-0 93 3 W
3 Palisade 2-0 72 4 W
4 Discovery Canyon 3-0 65 6 W
5 Palmer Ridge 1-2 64 2 L
6 Holy Family 2-0 62 5 Bye
7 Thomas Jefferson (1) 2-0 52 7 Bye
8 Harrison 2-0 22 - W
9 Fort Morgan 2-0 19 10 W
10 Durango 1-2 15 8 L
Others receiving votes:
Mead 6, Pueblo South 5, Conifer 4, Evergreen 4, Pueblo Centennial 4, Roosevelt 4, Frederick 3, Lewis-Palmer 3, Canon City 2, George Washington 1, Skyview 1.
Dropped out
Mead (9).
Class 2A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Bayfield (11) 3-0 127 1 W
2 La Junta (1) 3-0 102 2 W
3 Platte Valley 3-0 93 3 W
4 Resurrection Christian 2-0 82 4 Bye
5 Kent Denver (1) 2-0 79 6 W
6 Rifle 2-0 71 5 W
7 Eaton 2-0 47 9 W
8 Basalt 2-0 43 7 W
9 Salida 3-0 30 - W
10 Berthoud 2-1 12 - W
Others receiving votes:
Bennett 5, Bishop Machebeuf 5, Alamosa 4, The Academy 4, Moffat County 3, Pagosa Springs 3, Faith Christian 2, Delta 1, D'Evelyn 1, University 1.
Dropped out
Bennett (8), D'Evelyn (10).
Class 1A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Strasburg (8) 3-0 115 1 W
2 Limon (4) 2-0 109 2 W
3 Burlington 1-1 82 4 W
4 Peyton 2-0 74 5 W
5 Centauri 1-1 65 3 L
6 Wray 1-1 56 6 W
7 Crowley County 2-1 40 7 L
8 Holyoke 3-0 29 9 W
9 Meeker 1-1 24 8 Bye
10 Buena Vista 2-0 19 - W
Others receiving votes:
Yuma 14, Paonia 12, Jefferson 8, St. Mary's 5, Platte Canyon 4, Colorado Springs Christian 3, Olathe 1.
Dropped out
Cornerstone Christian (10).
8-man
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Sedgwick County (13) 2-0 130 1 W
2 West Grand 3-0 116 2 W
3 Sargent 2-0 83 5 W
4 Fowler 1-1 53 - W
5 Hoehne 1-1 50 8 W
6 Holly 2-1 45 6 W
7 Caliche 1-1 38 7 Bye
8 Rangely 3-0 37 9 W
9 Akron 2-1 31 4 L
10 Mancos 2-0 30 - W
Others receiving votes:
Merino 24, Soroco 14, Haxtun 13, Sanford 12, Byers 10, Simla 9, Norwood 6, Pikes Peak Christian 6, Custer County 3, Vail Christian 3, Dove Creek 2.
Dropped out
Merino (3), Soroco (10).
6-man
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Stratton/Liberty (8) 2-0 98 1 W
2 Otis (1) 2-0 87 2 W
3 Kit Carson (1) 2-0 84 3 W
4 Peetz 1-1 62 6 W
5 Flagler/Hi-Plains 2-0 55 8 W
6 Prairie 1-1 51 4 W
7 Cheyenne Wells 2-0 41 7 W
8 Briggsdale 1-1 25 10 L
9 Cotopaxi 2-0 14 - W
10 Arickaree/Woodlin 1-1 12 5 L
Others receiving votes:
Granada 6, Fleming 5, Idalia 4, Weldon Valley 3, Manzanola 2, North Park 1.
Dropped out
Fleming (9).